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The Pride History Group is recording
the history of the GLBTQ communities
in Sydney with a new website which
will showcase collected materials
(oral histories, images, ephemera)
and provide an overview of major
events that have shaped our history
and communities in which we have
lived and loved over the last 60 years.
Meredith Bergman and William Yang
will launch www.pridehistorygroup.
org.au on February 18, 2pm at the
Erskineville Neighbourhood Centre,
104 Erskineville Rd (Erskineville
Town Hall). Admission Gold coin
donation. To join the Pride History
Group Sydney please e-mail Sally
Los Angeles, California The L Word
has started its third season on US
television, while Australian network
TV remains bereft of Showtime’s hit
drama about a circle of LA lesbian
friends and lovers. While we wait for
season two to air on Channel 7, US
lesbians are enjoying the many twists
and turns of the new season. And here
they are. Warning: spoilers ahead.
Is Jenny still fascinated with razor
blades Shane is seen in white dress,
cha-cha heels, and hair extensions; if
her day job doesn’t work out, she’s
got a future as a tranny cake topper.
Bette the control freak seeks Buddha.
Tina explores virtual straightdom.
Helena has a heart after all, and
it’s smiling on Alice. Alice? Get the
girl a sedative or a straightjacket
– Dana’s gone, get over it. Speaking
of Dana, ‘soup chef’ Lara is back
in the picture. But Dana has a lump
Lara can’t whisk out. Kit…does anyone care? And last but not least, we
meet new butch on the block Moira, who pees standing up. To politely
pressure Channel 7 call (03) 9697 7777.
Dykes on Bikes hold their Bikes
and Tattoo show on February 12,
from 1.30pm at The Hampshire
Hotel, Camperdown. Prizes, games,
child friendly beer garden. Hang out
with the lesbian community’s finest!
Also register on the day, or look out
for their stall on Fair Day,
grrl2grrl.com has launched a
major national competition to find
Australia’s best lesbian pool player
– with the ultimate prize being a
trip for two to the Gay Games VII,
Chicago 2006. The competition
heats are free. For more info go to
DADS is a social/support group in
Sydney for men who have agreed
to being known donors, who have
taken on active parenting roles, or
who have an association with the
children, or who have no contact.
For more info please Dom on
0400 296 253 or email
Amnesty International wants
you for their 2006 Mardi Gras
float. For further information
and to register please contact
Amnesty International Australia
on 9217 7670 or by email on
Workers Out seeks union
members for their 2006 Mardi Gras
float. If this is you, contact Bronwyn
Jo on 0407 657 626.
BLISS is a social group open to
all women of the Blacktown area,
meeting at Blacktown Women’s
and Girls’ Health centre on the
second and fourth Wednesday of
the month. These nights feature
games, social outings, videos and
guest speakers. For more info
contact Mici on (02) 9831 2070 or
PRIDE IN HISTORY
Photo: Sally Colechin. The morning
march on the day of the first Mardi Gras,
Saturday June 24, 1978.
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